Deputies looking for Christmas Eve car thief

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Deputies are looking for a man who stole a car from a Walmart parking lot on Christmas Eve.

Sheriff Leon Lott said the man stole a 2001 gold Chevrolet Malibu from a parking lot at the Walmart at 7520 Garners Ferry Road on December 24. The unidentified man was captured by Walmart's surveillance cameras where the stolen vehicle was last seen.

The man may also be connected to a robbery that took place on the evening of December 24th, because a car matching the stolen vehicle's description was seen leaving the scene after the robbery occurred.

The stolen car was discovered by deputies off Fairmont Road later that night.

The suspect is described as a male in his early to mid twenties and he was last seen wearing dark pants and a black sweatshirt with a hood.

If you know the identity or whereabouts of this subject, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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